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I'm creating my first proper PPA to patch a problem with Compiz. debbuild/dput works fine but Launchpad tells me it's only building it for Quantal.

I've no interest in doing that for the minute - I'd like it to build for Precise. What do I need to do to get this done?

Edit: I went into the package page in Launchpad and managed to copy the package I uploaded for another release, but is there a way of setting the default release(s) for a PPA?

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I would surmise from your question that your debian/changelog file has defaulted to quantal instead of precise for the target.

For example - this is an example changelog for a PPA package I have recently built:

rhythmbox-plugin-albumartsearch (0.1-3) precise; urgency=low

  * folder rename

 -- fossfreedom <fossfreedom@somewheremail.com>  Thur, 07 Jun 2012 13:19:18 +0100

You'll note - the target is precise

If you use dch -i to create your change log then this will not only increment your version number but change to the next development release.

Best use dch -i --distribution [foo] to ensure that the changelog is created correctly for the distro you wish to use - where [foo] is precise in your example.


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Yup, I used dch -i and didn't notice. Doh, and thanks! –  Oli Jun 8 '12 at 10:59
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